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Court lacks jurisdiction over trade secret suit (access required)

Where a company that provides specialized occupational training was wholly owned by an individual who primarily worked in Virginia, its suit alleging defendants stole trade secrets was dismissed because one of the defendants resided in Virginia, meaning there was no ...

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Competitor denied bid to intervene in zoning dispute (access required)

Where a company alleged that Culpepper County wrongfully denied its application to build a new telecommunications tower, a competitor’s motion to intervene was denied because it failed to show a direct interest in the property or that its interests were ...

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Potential criminal prosecution will not be enjoined (access required)

Where the plaintiff moved to enjoin a possible criminal prosecution by the Augusta County Commonwealth Attorney for violating Virginia Code § 18.2-186.4, which makes it unlawful to publish a person’s name, photograph or home address when the publisher acted “with ...

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